Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • Wausau Window and Wall Systems has hired Luke McCullough and Terryl Cronin as architectural sales representatives in the Eastern states, reporting directly to Wausau’s regional sales manager, Ryan Noble. They will provide commercial building owners, design professionals and construction teams with educational and technical resources including product selection for high-performance window and...
  • The Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, honored Linetec’s paint operations manager Paul Bratz with a Patriot Award. Sgt. Bradley Pochinski nominated Bratz for “extraordinary support” of employees who participate in military service.Pochinski serves in the Wisconsin Army National Guard assigned to the A Company 1-128th...
  • Supreme Corp., designer and manufacturer of personal safety apparel including Tuff-N-Lite brand products, appointed Keith B. Snook as South Central regional sales manager, a new position within the company. Snook brings nearly 15 years of sales development, sales training and sales management experience to Supreme. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance and a Masters of Business...
  • Officials from Eastman Chemical Co. announced its subsidiary Southwall Insulating Glass will exit the insulating glass business in Chicago later this year. The site primarily produces Heat Mirror Insulating Glass, which provides performance beyond triple-pane IG, but with the same weight as dual-pane IG, according to officials. Company officials said the business is expected to close "in the...
  • Vistamatic expanded into a 15,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Coral Springs, Florida. Expansion plans include a showroom dedicated to showcasing a variety of Vistamatic vision panels and BetweenGlassBlinds magnet operated and motorized integral blind systems. The showroom will be available to architects, interior designers and facility managers in order to visualize and test the...
  • Tim HarrisTim Harris, Quanex Building Products’ technical services manager, passed away Thursday, April 23, as a result of injuries sustained at a customer’s window and door facility. Harris spent more than 40 years as a fenestration industry professional, holding positions at Norton Sealants, Besten, Tremco, Truseal and, most recently, Quanex Building Products.Harris was well known throughout...
  • Jean-Christophe Giron of SAGE Electrochromics, a Saint-Gobain company, has been nominated for the prestigious European Inventor Award 2015 for his pioneering research in the field of electrochromic glass.Launched by the European Patent Office in 2006, the European Inventor Award pays tribute to the creativity of inventors across the world who use their technical, scientific and intellectual...
  • Giroux Glass Inc. announced its participation in a community effort to beautify and restore a Hollywood landmark. The Hollywood Gateway Sign sits upon a triangular median at the intersection of Franklin, Wilcox and Cahuenga in the “Yucca Corridor.” Giroux Glass recently replaced some of the glass panels that spell the word “HOLLYWOOD,” in a triangular-shaped tower sign that is seen by over eight...
  • Glaston Corp. reported consolidated net sales of $32 million for the first quarter, a 28 percent increase year-over -year, according to the company’s interim report, released April 23. Earnings during the quarter were $1.8 million, up from $440,000 during the same period last year. And operating profits were positive for the quarter—$870,000, compared to losses of $760,000 during the same period...
  • D.A. Glass America began production of acid-etched glass at its new plant in Calumet, Michigan. Since construction started on the facility in November 2013, the company has been working to begin production of OcuMatte, its acid-etched product, according to a company release.“We are very excited to have the plant up and running here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,” said Steve Williams, president...
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  • Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle market manufacturing companies in the United States, acquired GED Integrated Solutions Inc., according to a June 11 announcement. The acquisition will support GED’s continued growth, according to the release. The financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.“We are very excited to now be partnering with Altus Capital Partners as...
  • Officials from Tennessee’s Heritage Glass temporarily suspended operations on May 27, according to a company release, as reported by News Channel 11 in Johnson City, Tennessee. Executives say they are exploring a “potential reinvestment and reorganization situation” for the company.Heritage Glass was formed last year when the company purchased the former AGC North America Blue Ridge glass...
  • Last week, officials from Ontario, Canada-based State Window Corp. announced the launch of Integro Building Systems, a significant new entry in the North American curtain wall construction sector, according to a May 5 company release.A company incorporated in Canada, Integro is a partnership among State and a number of notable construction industry leaders. Integro will design, manufacture, and...